Why fit contact lenses?

Efron, Nathan (2010) Why fit contact lenses? Contact Lens & Anterior Eye, 33(6), p. 275.

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Abstract

Contrary to what many practitioners believe, current generation contact lenses are easy to fit, are well tolerated, provide superior vision, are physiologically compatible with the anterior ocular structures, cause few serious complications and are cost effective. These factors will be explored with examples of advancements that have occurred in contact lens practice over the past two decades. Consideration will also be given to the role of optometrists, the contact lens industry and educational institutions in promoting contact lenses as an alternative form of vision correction.

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ID Code: 67976
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Abstracts of the 34th BCLA Annual Clinical Conference, Birmingham, 2010
DOI: 10.1016/j.clae.2010.07.002
ISSN: 1367-0484
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Optometry & Vision Science
Deposited On: 03 Mar 2014 04:06
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2014 02:52

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